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company who changed the strom thurmond memorial in columbus. and what you did issued a granite dust, you pounds that granite in till it's a fine powder and then you mix it with crazy glue. seriously. you mix it with plain old crazy glue. when it hardens is actually harder than the stone itself. they take that mixture and the pound and two where the letters had been carved to the action of pounded in so it's above the surface of the stone and they have to sand it smooth. then they carve back over the building area. they had to replace -- that was the trick that they could add essie mae's name on the bottom. there was space there, but it's a father of four children and had to change the for to a five. so when they carve back over that building area, if you don't get that granite powder really, really fine, it's got to be fine of that like baby powder, because if you don't when your car back over it it is prone to chipping but if you look closely at five, the i in the five got a chip on a. on the upper right side. and the left side of the v. is all squiggly. it's been shifted there, to
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religious of any specific religious group. jews are the least religious. jerry in columbus, ohio. independent caller. you are our last on this. caller: i want to address -- george washington signed an agreement with tripoli, and he said in 1796, we have no problem signing a treaty with the muslims as the government of the united states is not christian. and thomas jefferson wrote the baptist in 18 07 sing "neither picks my pocket or break my leg of my neighbor worships one god or 1000 dogs." people should read james madison written in 1783 and thomas jefferson on religious liberty. jesus christ, when they wanted to make him head of some city there and he left it, he did not want anything to do with politics. the friend of mine said i saw a bumper sticker you would like, jerri -- what it is a, steve? who would jesus bomb. i wish brian lamb would have the jefferson -- jefferson wrote his own new testament and i wish brian lamb would have somebody on it. i never read it but i would like to know what it is about. i appreciate c-span. having wonderful day. host: thanks, jerry. columbu
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your local food bank. ♪ fly me to the moon >> in september they bid well to a modern day columbus. >> neil armstrong was a testament to all americans of what can be achieved through vision and dedication. >>neil: the eulogy for the first man on the moon delivered by the last to leave it captures the spirit of all those who made that journey. ♪ let me see what spring is like on jupiter and mars ♪ >>neil: american heroes whose final mission ended 40 years ago. i am neil cavuto reporting from the kennedy space center in florida. it is hard for people my age to believe that most americans were not alive the last time a man walked on the moon, apollo 17 astronaut on december 14, 1972, a number of the explorers who made the trip passed away and the rest are in their late 70's and some 80 but the story sounds like something from the future, not the past. it is a story about how america was a combination of vision, high-tech know how and good old fashioned courage answered the challenge of a rival, stepped into the unknown and achieved what almost seems as unbelievable today as it was
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bond was basketball. after 9/11, one fellow sent me an e-mail that said gray beards of columbus. like the knights of columbus, we can become a not for profit in the community. my qualifications were i was the guy that collected $20 at the bar after we played basketball. >> to have steve show up at my house today, it means a lot. we totally have zero. we lost everything. couple of items here and there, but -- >> hello? when you do something for somebody, the, you know, you go through the tears, you go through the thanks, the hugs and everything, but at the end of the day, you walk away, you go -- i just -- your name came across our desk. so from the gray beards. >> you don't have to do that. >> how are you holding up? all right? >> yeah. >> i did good today, you know? i helped somebody. >> little something, all right. hope you get through. >> the gray beards change a person's life. there is an expression in rockaway about you're born with sand in your diaper. after years of irritation, you know, you want to feel good, so you go out and help people, you know? >> there you have it.